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Nov 20, 2012 7:00pm PST
abortion? what is your view of taxes? and what you find is that people who have very strong, conservative political beliefs cannot deal with this science, because it threatens everything else they believe. >> do you really believe, are you convinced that there are no free-market solutions? there's no way to let the market help us solve this crisis? >> no, absolutely the market can play a role. there are things that government can do to incentivize the free market to do a better job, yes. but is that a replacement for getting in the way, actively, of the fossil fuel industry and preventing them from destroying our chances of a future on a livable planet? it's not a replacement. we have to do both. yes, we need these market incentives on the one hand to encourage renewable energy. but we also need a government that's willing to say no. no, you can't mine the alberta tar sands and burn enough carbon that you will have game over for the climate as james hansen has said. >> but i'm one of those who is the other end of the corporation. i mean, we had a crisis in new york the last two weeks. we
Nov 25, 2012 6:30pm PST
. you and i have to pay taxes. people have to train scientists to build bombs. people have to finance factories to do the building. everyone in this country is involved in that war. what the soldier did is at the end of an enormous long chain, he pulled the trigger. that was his part. but we all like to believe that he did it. we didn't do it. and that is going to alienate a person right away. it's like, "yeah, i did it. and what, and i'm the only one that is responsible for this? why are you laying it all on me?" that's one big problem. and i think it's a problem of alienation, when people come back, and they realize that nobody really cared. and they don't even want to take responsibility for the fact that they were part of the enormous machinery that had all this take place. so i do think that it's important. and i think that these people are proud. they're proud to be in the military. they are volunteers. and they generally want to do a good job and all that. but i can't think that they're not getting a bit resentful. seven tours? it's like, what are you guys doing to help here? a
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